Time 2.5 hrs each way and 2 hrs or more spent at City Baltimore
Located at the center of Baltimore's
Inner Harbor, Harbor Place is an urban market
packed with the most popular retail shops in the USA - a place where you can
suit up for work or dress down for fun. It's also the perfect spot to sip a
cool drink and savor delectable delicacies while you enjoy music, performers
and beautiful harbor views.
the surface of the ground at Fort McHenry National Monument lay known and unknown
archeological treasures of the past history of this unique site. Today over
600,000 visitors come to visit this national site, and many ask questions about
how the Fort was constructed, why it was placed in this location, and how it
was used by the military. The history of this fortification has a direct connection
to the changes in military technology and the political climate of the times.
The archeological resources at Fort McHenry reflect the complex interplay of
factors. Technology, politics, economy, and geography are a few of the most
important factors that impacted the evolution of the defense fortifications
of Baltimore. This 43-acre parcel of land reveals a story in American history
that spans from 1776 until the last military occupation as a U.S. Coast Guard
Station during World War II.